عنوان مقاله [English]
Agriculture sector has an special position in Iranian economy. Kordestan province with the special climatic is considered to be one of the important areas for horticulture activities in the country. This article, is trying to recognize and introduce the comparative advantages as well as social gains of horticultural sector in the Kordestan. For this purpose Domestic Resource Cost (DRC) index and Analytical Matrix have been used. Results show that during 2002 to 2005, walnut, apple and cherry have most and peach (shaftaloo) and almond have least advantages among other garden products. Also during this period, walnut production has the most and peach (shaftaloo) and almond have the least benefit in the economic point of view.